Josh Adams… Saint-Anne-de-Bellevue’s Best Kept Secret!
Josh Adams – Sometimes you come across someone unexpectedly, someone who makes you stop in your tracks – and last weekend, a musician did just that. His name is Josh Adams… and he could be Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue’s best kept secret.
It was a beautiful, sunny morning as we headed out to Sainte-Anne’s popular Farmer’s Market – inspired not only by the many kiosks which offer organic and local produce – but the garlic festival taking place that day. After a few tastings and price checking, we purchased a bunch of the wonderfully braided bulbs and then decided to take a stroll along the boardwalk towards the canal’s locks.
I could hear some music up ahead and as I approached an open public area, I came upon a young musician playing guitar. Dressed in jeans and a t-shirt, sitting on a stool with his guitar case opened on the ground in front of a set of speakers, ready to welcome some hoped-for coins, was a scene I had come upon before – but when he began to sing, I stopped in my tracks.
His name is Josh Adams and the quality of his voice and vocal control was absolutely stunning. I listened, mesmerized, and then quickly pulled out my iPhone to video record him. People needed to know about him, if they already didn’t.
Between songs, I went over to talk with him and not only did he possess a gifted talent, he was also a very warm, mature and charming 23 year old – and in my opinion, a relatively unknown artist soon to be very well-known.
I could say much more about him, but I’ll let the video speak for itself. Being caught up in the moment, the visual is not as clear as his voice came through – which is what you want to hear.
You can find out more about Josh on his website at: www.joshadams.ca